OPA is excited to announce the new Horticultural Therapy Workshop. This course is offered online from 9am to 12pm.
"Mutual Support: The Bridging of Horticultural Therapy and Green Spaces to Build Communal Health
Research has shown that spending time in nature is beneficial for both our bodies and our minds, and has the capacity to reduce stress, lower anxiety and encourage mental and emotional well-being. Join Horticultural Therapy Practitioner Guinevere Kern for a ½ day workshop that explores the multifaceted ways in which horticulture can support health and wellness, how this can inform engagement in green spaces, and why this matters to protecting tomorrow, today.
Topics that will be covered will include:
- what is horticultural therapy
- current research supporting the therapeutic application of horticulture
- relevancy to pressing issues of today
- applications for green professions to support human health and well being
If you would like to register for this exciting new workshop, please click here